Two men have been arrested following the discovery of a "large treasure hoard" near Malvern.

West Mercia Police said the men, aged 65 and 66, were arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and handling tainted coins, as part of an investigation into the discovery, which took place in Cradley.

Both men have now been released on police bail.

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A police spokesperson said: "We are aware of the discovery of a large treasure horde in Cradley, Herefordshire, at the end of August 2023.

"An investigation is underway in to possible offences committed under the Treasure Act 1996 and the Dealing in Cultural Objects (Offences) Act 2003."